Cancer Prevention

10 Ways to Lower Your Prostate Cancer Risk

Written by 
Susan Jara
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Andres Valenzuela, M.S., R.D.N.

You’ve likely heard a lot about prostate cancer recently, and you might have questions about whether you should get tested for it. There are a surprising number of ways that you can reduce your risk of this disease with lifestyle changes before you even step foot in the doctor’s office.

5 Ways to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Written by 
Amanda MacMillan
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

It’s true that breast cancer can be hereditary, and that there are other risk factors—including your age, race and breast density—that you can’t control.Only 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are believed to be caused by genes, and that means there’s a lot you can do to reduce your risk, both today and in the future.

8 Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Cancer

Written by 
Amanda MacMillan
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

When you can sort fact from fiction and understand which habits and lifestyle choices really do affect your cancer risk you’re taking the first steps toward truly protecting yourself.

Does Stress Cause Cancer?

Written by 
Amanda MacMillan
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

We live busy, fast-paced lives, as spouses, parents, caregivers, neighbors and overworked employees—maybe all of the above. Which means that stress is pretty much inevitable. But while we know it’s unhealthy, is stress really bad enough to cause cancer?

Understanding Cancer

Written by 
Bob Barnett
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

A healthy lifestyle—one that nurtures your body, mind and spirit—may help prevent many cancers, as well as reduce your risk of recurrence if you do develop it. And if you are diagnosed with cancer, a healthy lifestyle is key to living your best and most vibrant life before, during and after treatment.

What You May Have Forgotten About Skin Cancer Prevention

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

Despite what we know about heading off this disease, more than a million Americans are diagnosed with it each year—many of whom thought they were already doing all they could to protect themselves. With that in mind, it’s worth taking note of your own notions about skin cancer.

Your Breast Health: A Q&A with Dr. Cindy Geyer

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

Understanding breast health and breast cancer hasn’t been so simple, especially in recent years. Research has sometimes even reversed previously held notions about what’s best to prevent the cancer. The result is plenty of confusion about what to do, and what to avoid.